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Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

2 Men Convicted In Death Of Officer Peter Figoski Get 25 Years To Life

Officer Peter Figoski was shot and killed as officers interrupted the robbery of a drug dealer in Brooklyn.

06/20/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Another Guilty Verdict Handed Down In Murder Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Figoski’s mother held her hands over her mouth and cried Wednesday as Kevin Santos, 32, was found guilty of murder.

05/29/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Lamont Pride Sentenced In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

During the trial, prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.

02/28/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Co-Defendant In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case To Testify Against Murder Suspect

Four detectives who were involved in the manhunt for Det. Peter Figoski’s killers testified in the murder trial of Lamont Pride on Monday.

02/04/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

New Evidence Heard In NYPD Cop Killer Trial

Defendant Lamont Pride said that he was trying to escape a robbery when he was confronted by a hooded man with a gun in his hand. He said that after a struggle, a shot went off.

01/31/2013

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

Suspects In Shooting Death Of Det. Peter Figoski Plead Not Guilty

All five suspect were formally arraigned. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes said there will be no plea bargains and all five defendants will go to trial.

12/20/2011

Ray Kelly  (credit: CBS 2); Figoski (credit: NYPD); Lynch (credit: CBS 2)

Commissioner Kelly, PBA President Lynch Remember Slain Officer Peter Figoski

When asked how his union and other police officers would respond following such a tragic loss, PBA head Pat Lynch responded, saying they would “step in where Peter would have been” and “try to be the shoulder to cry on.”

12/14/2011